US-headquartered Hybrid Cell Technology (HCT) module producer Sunpreme has supplied 1.62MW of bifacial modules to Blue Sky Utility that have been used on the rooftop of shopping centre Hanford Mall in Hanford, California.
Steps taken in California to enable energy storage systems to provide multiple services and to ‘stack revenues’ are “an essential starting point” for the industry, the head of California’s Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) has said.
The US’ two leading states in solar and energy storage, New York and California, have taken steps towards valuing the locational and time-of-use value of distributed energy resources and other states should follow, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has said.
Canadian Solar subsidiary Recurrent Energy has signed off on a 20-year power purchase agreement for 45MW of PV power with Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), the fifth largest public transit network in the US.
California oil and gas producer Aera Energy and GlassPoint Solar are set to built California’s largest solar energy project — which will be used to power operations and reduce carbon emissions at the Belridge oilfield west of Bakersfield, California.
Netherlands-based pension fund Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP has agreed to invest over US$384 million in three PV projects in the US, with the trio of installations representing a combined generation capacity of 858MW.